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LiteTouch Zoom 130 ED is introduced -
The latest addition to the LiteTouch Zoom family of Nikon 35mm cameras, this new compact inherits Nikon optical quality, design sophistication and operating ease.
With a zoom range to fill a gap between the LiteTouch Zoom 120 ED released in 2000 and LiteTouch Zoom 140 ED released in 2001, two popular predecessors, the LiteTouch Zoom 130 ED is similarly targeted at users who appreciate the combination of Nikon quality, ready portability, advanced zoom, and sophisticated design that every LiteTouch Zoom camera offers.
In its ultra-compact body, the LiteTouch Zoom 130 ED packs a powerful 3.4x (38-130mm) zoom with protective sliding lens cover, and provides superior picture quality, thanks in large part to Nikon high-performance ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass and two aspherical lens elements. Like all LiteTouch Zoom cameras, the LiteTouch Zoom 130 ED features champagne gold color. It also has translucent lens cover accent for steady handling and is simple to operate in every way.
*Among all 35mm compact cameras with 3.4x zoom lens and sliding lens cover, as
of February 1, 2002
Note: Specifications, design, product name and standard accessories may differ by country or area.
Nikon LiteTouch Zoom 130 ED/130 ED QD Feature Highlights
Supremely small and light
As the world's smallest, lightest 35mm compact camera with a 3.4x (38-130mm) zoom and sliding lens cover*, this camera is easy to take everywhere and can capture every photo opportunity.
Powerful 38-130mm zoom lens
The 3.4x zoom lens is versatile enough to offer expansive wide-angle vistas at 38mm focal length and vivid close-ups of distant subjects at 130mm telephoto. Users can even shoot highly detailed photos from as close as 80cm (2.6 ft.) at 130mm telephoto away from subjects.
High-performance ED glass and aspherical lens elements
Nikon's exclusive ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass and two aspherical lens elements minimize chromatic aberration and distortion, ensuring crisp, clear detail and contrast throughout the zoom range.
Wide-Area Passive Autofocus
The Wide-Area Passive Autofocus system makes it possible to shoot sharp pictures, effortlessly and precisely -- even when the subject is distant or behind a window. The wide focus area keeps focus clear, even when the subject is not in center frame.
Intelligent auto flash
Slide open the lens cover, and the built-in intelligent flash pops up, ready to adjust its light intensity according to zoom setting for more efficient coverage. Auto Flash, Flash Cancel, Anytime Flash and Night Portrait (Slow Sync Flash) offer the versatility to put most scenes in just the right light for the shot. In low-light or backlit conditions, flash can fire automatically, assuring better balance of foreground and background illumination.
The plastic lens surface of the viewfinder helps prevent fogging in cold or warm, humid environments.
Nikon LiteTouch Zoom 130 ED/130 ED QD Major Features
- World's smallest, lightest
35mm 3.4x zoom compact camera with sliding lens cover*
*As of February 1, 2002
- 3.4x 38-130mm zoom lens handles most photographic opportunities, producing highly detailed images in wide-angle and telephoto pictures
Nikon ED glass and two aspherical lens elements for outstanding picture
- Wide-Area Passive AF enables precise focus with flexible framing, such as for off-center subjects
- Macro capability as close as 75cm (2.5 ft.) at 38mm, 80cm (2.6 ft.) at 130mm
Illuminator lights up automatically in low light, ensuring sharp focus
- Flash modes -- choose from Auto Flash, Flash Cancel, Anytime Flash and Night Portrait (Slow Sync Flash)
Reduction reduces the devilish gleam in eyes that can spoil low-light pictures
- Multi-coated viewfinder for bright viewfinder images
- Diopter adjustment of -3 ~ +1m-1 allows viewfinder focus to be adjusted for optimal user viewing
- Anti-Fog Eyepiece enables shooting in cold or warm, humid environments
- User-friendly automatic film operation
- Self-timer mode and optional Remote Control (130 ED QD only) let you get into the picture
- Panorama mode (130 ED QD only) captures expansive scenes and vistas with 13.3 x 36mm format
- Date imprint function (130 ED QD only) offers a choice of four combinations of date and time; Year/Month/Day, Month/Day/Year, Day/Month/Year, Day/Hour/Minute, and no imprint.
Nikon LiteTouch Zoom 130 ED/130 ED QD Specifications
|Type of camera||35mm autofocus lens-shutter camera with Nikon zoom lens|
|Usable film||DX-coded 35mm format film in film cartridge|
24 x 36mm,|
Panorama (130 ED QD only): 13.3 x 36mm
|Lens||38-130mm f/5.3 -10.5; 7 elements in 5 groups (ED lens and aspherical lenses are used)|
|Shutter||Programmed electronic type; Also serves as diaphragm blades|
|Shutter speed||2 to 1/500 sec.|
Frame coverage: Approx. 80% in regular-size frame;
Magnification: Approx. 0.38x at 38mm, 1.05x at 130mm;
Diopter adjustment (-3~+1m-1),
size frame with parallax compensation marks; Panorama-format frame marks (130
ED QD only); Autofocus frame marks|
Green LED (in-focus indicator) -- Lights up: subject focused, Blinks slowly (at 2Hz): subject is too close to achieve correct focus, Blinks quickly (at 8Hz): subject is difficult to focus
Orange LED (flash-ready light) -- Lights up: flash ready, Blinks slowly (at 4Hz): flash being charged, Blinks quickly (at 8Hz): the popped-up flash unit is being pressed down
Passive Autofocus system; Activated by lightly pressing shutter release button|
Distance range (approx.): 0.75m (2.5 ft.) to infinity at 38mm, 0.8m (2.6 ft.) to infinity at 130mm
|Focus lock||Focus is locked as long as the shutter release button lightly pressed|
controlled program AE|
Auto Exposure range: EV6-16 at 38mm or EV 6-16 at 130mm (ISO 100),
EV 8-17 at 38mm, EV 8-18 at 130mm (ISO 400)
Flash fires if the available light is low
|Film speed setting||ISO
25, 50, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 and 3200 film automatically set|
With non-DX-coded film, automatically set to ISO 25
|Film loading||Film automatically advances to the first frame upon completion of film loading; With a film cartridge confirmation window|
|Frame counter||Shown in the LCD panel; Additive type; Counts back during film rewind|
controlled; Activated by depressing the shutter release button|
Self-timer lamp blinks and lights up to show when ready
Timer duration 10 sec.; Cancelable
automatically advances by one frame after each shot|
Auto rewind at the end of film roll
Mid-roll rewind function available
|Remote control (130 ED QD only; optional)|
wireless remote control; 2 sec. delay shutter release; Effective range is within
approx. 5m (16.4 ft.) straight in front of the camera; One 3V CR2025 lithium battery;
Battery will last for approx. 5 years|
Dimensions (W x H x D) and weight (including battery): approx. 60 x 28 x 7mm (2.4 x 1.1 x 0.3 in.); approx. 10g (0.35 oz.)
flash modes available: Auto Flash, Flash Cancel, Anytime Flash, and Night Portrait
(Slow Sync Flash); Flash automatically fires when there is not enough light or
subject is backlit|
Flash shooting range: approx. 0.75-3.8m (2.5-12.5 ft.) at 38mm, 0.8-1.8m (2.6-5.9 ft.) at 130mm (ISO 100),
0.75-7.6m (2.5-25 ft.) at 38mm, 0.8-3.6m (2.6-16.4 ft.) at 130mm (ISO 400)
Shutter release button is locked during flash charging
Recycling time approx. 5 sec.
|Red-Eye Reduction mode|
|Red-Eye Reduction lamp lights up for approx. 1 sec. before flash fires|
|Battery life||Approx. 10 rolls of 24-exposure film when flash is used for half the exposures|
|LCD panel (Power is on)|
|Frame counter, Flash mode, Red-Eye Reduction, Self-timer/Remote Control (130 ED QD only), Infinity Focus mode, Low battery power, Date recording and Time /Date (130 ED QD only)|
|Power source||One 3V CR123A (DL123A) lithium battery|
|Date imprint function (130 ED QD only)|
with panorama-format pictures; Auto film speed setting with DX codes (ISO 25-3200);
Printed date includes Year, Month, Day, Hour, (24-hour cycle with no AM/PM) and
Minute with four choices; Year/Month/Day, Month/Day/Year, Day/Month/Year, Day/Hour/Minute,
and no imprint|
Leap year adjustment until 2040; Power source is the same as the camera body; Built-in clock with timing accuracy within 90 sec. a month
|Dimensions (W x H x D)|
|Approx. 116.5 x 60 x 42mm (4.6 x 2.4 x 1.7 in.)|
|Weight (without battery)|
188g (6.6 oz.),|
Approx. 190g (6.7 oz.) (130 ED QD)
Specifications apply when a fresh battery is used at normal temperature (20C/68F).
Specifications and design are subject to change without any notice or obligation on the part of the manufacturer.